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The streets can be a playground, a workplace, but also sadly, a breeding ground for future criminals. Here hungry children do whatever they can to find something to eat. Without the guidance of parents, they steal, take drugs, hurt themselves, are reviled and learn to return the insult.
This was Justice Secretary Leila de Lima’s marching orders to the newly appointed officers in charge (OIC) at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP), the country’s main prison facility which last week yielded a shocking haul of contraband, from drugs, firearms and cash to sex dolls and luxury comforts.
Enrique Ona may be officially out of the Department of Health (DOH), but Acting Health Secretary Janette Garin may not yet claim his office.
The Christmas lights came on at the Vatican on Friday, sending out what Pope Francis described as a message of “light, hope and love” at the end of an extraordinary year for the Catholic Church.
Less selfies and “Clash of Clans,” and more idealism.
The sad saga of the Metro Rail Transit continues. The latest from the Hong Kong inspectors of the MRT was that the broken rails of the network spell sure disaster.
The denial of bail is a significant legal victory for the Office of the Ombudsman and for President Aquino's "daang matuwid."
It didn't matter what time of the year it was. I would play "Christmas in Our Hearts" in the car radio.
If you're a big powerful country, you can actually bury your relations with a small one you don't particularly like in the back compartment of a freezer, and forget about them.
The first Christmas was a Mary Christmas. It was poor and austere, but it was so full of love, hope and joy.
It’s the season to be merry and make money, too.
When typhoon Glenda smashed into Tagaytay City last July, its 150-kilometer-per-hour winds uprooted large trees, blew away roofs and tore down light-to-medium structures along its path, cutting through the premier Cavite city on the ridge around Taal Lake.
I like to think of Salcedo Village in the Central Business District as the country’s own little Manhattan. Offices and residences blend together. There’s a park in the middle. You can walk anywhere. You feel safe walking alone even in the middle of the night. And best of all, the dining scene is pretty damn good.
Investment commitments approved by the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (Peza) rose by 5 percent to P222 billion in the first 11 months of the year as more foreign firms locates their manufacturing facilities in the country.
The country’s balance of payments (BOP), which counts all the money that enters and leaves the country, swung to a deficit in November despite the relative calm in financial markets that kept foreign investments in positive territory.
GAME 2 of the Rain or Shine-Alaska Final Four series in the PBA Philippine Cup went basically the same way as the series opener two days ago.
MEDIA guests from the sports beat must have been surprised to be greeted and welcomed by Chot Reyes upon their arrival at the venue of the TV5 Christmas party last Wednesday.
SAN MIGUEL Beer came out of a nine-day break with no traces of rust, making Talk ‘N Text look bad in a 109-86 victory for a 1-0 lead in their PBA Philippine Cup Final Four at Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay last night.
ARMED with the impression that the enemy is conquerable, Alaska guns for a commanding 2-0 lead over Rain or Shine as their Final Four series in the PBA Philippine Cup resumes today at Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay.
SAN MIGUEL Beer battles a Talk ‘N Text crew in Game 1 of their PBA Philippine Cup Final Four series today, with the Tropang Texters seeking to reprise a recent mammoth performance that got them this far.
To take a train across Switzerland—with a backpack—wasn’t exactly on our bucket list, yet that was exactly what we did last July.
Is it mere coincidence that “Chicago,” the Tony Award-winning musical centered on celebrity criminals, should end its 23-performance run in Manila on the same week that the country is rattled by the mind-blowing exposé that high-profile crooks in the New Bilibid Prison are living in sickening luxury?
These DIY edible gift items are easy to assemble and can be personalized. The recipient will appreciate not just your gesture but the actual gift itself.
Is your child having a hard time paying attention to verbal lectures? Or is the little one more engrossed in highly visual lessons? Does the young learner prefer playing with shapes and building blocks rather than sitting down in math and science classes? Whichever of these is your tiny bundle of joy’s style or struggle in learning, rest assured that this is normal among kids. In fact, toddlers, and even adults, really have different styles of learning.
Italian cooking is never more interesting, fun and easy to learn than when taught by an expert whose name is almost synonymous with Italian cuisine in the country—chef Margarita “Gaita” Forés.
Insiders were appalled by the behavior of Perky Starlet and Rowdy Artist.
In the second part of our feature on some stars’ Christmas plans, thoughts and memories, we spoke with Mark Wahlberg, whose fondest New Year wishes, we are sure, include his “bro” Manny Pacquiao’s victory over Floyd Mayweather Jr. if that fight happens in May next year. We also highlight the holiday thoughts of Katie Holmes, Naomi Watts and Hilary Swank.
Experience trounces enthusiasm in the Best Actress race of the 2014 Metro Manila Film Festival’s New Wave category. Zsa Zsa Padilla doesn’t let the dawdling pace of Zig Dulay’s otherwise well-meaning “M. (Mother’s Maiden Name)” slow her down.
While Anna Kendrick sings in “Pitch Perfect 1 and 2” and “Into the Woods,” she said that her experience in these films couldn’t be more different. “I sang pop music in ‘Pitch Perfect,’ and that was so much fun,” said the actress in an interview at New York’s Waldorf Astoria Hotel.
For Benedict Cumberbatch, Christmas means a rare time to pause and relax with his family. For Simon Baker, it will be a day on the beach because his holidays are usually spent back in Australia, where it’s summer at the end of the year. For Tim Burton, it used to be “The Nightmare Before Christmas”—that was how he decorated for the Yuletide season. Here, they and other celebrities share their plans, memories or thoughts about Christmas.